24 Nov 2016
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have been awarded a grant from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) to turn their energy-producing...
Type: News Article
22 Nov 2016
Liquids are an important part of our everyday lives. Fluids such as water are Newtonian, and their viscous behavior is well understood. However, many common fluids are viscoelastic. These fluids,...
Type: News Article
22 Nov 2016
Figure 2: A viscoelastic wormlike micellar solution flows around a cylinder in a straight microchannel, under conditions dominated by fluid elasticity. Scale bar: 200 µm (0.2 mm).
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22 Nov 2016
This video depicts the motion of a specific worm-like micellar solution with a cylinder obstructing the flow path. The streak lines are visualized under a microscope using fluorescent tracer...
Type: Video
7 Nov 2016
A little frustration can make life interesting. This is certainly the case in physics, where the presence of competing forces that cannot be satisfied at the same time – known as frustration – can...
Type: News Article
7 Nov 2016
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7 Nov 2016
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2 Nov 2016
During his notable trip to the Galápagos Islands, Charles Darwin collected several mockingbird specimens on different islands in the region.  He later discovered that each island only contained...
Type: News Article
2 Nov 2016
Close-up of the ornamental white feathers on a pair of Crescent Honeyeaters, Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus, one of the species of birds examined in this study. Photo credit: Nicholas Friedman
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2 Nov 2016
Two different habitats seen in Australia: The Australian outback near Eulo, Queensland can be seen on the top and a eucalypt forest in the Brindabella Range seen on the bottom. Birds are evolving...
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